JSU and College Hill celebrate a ‘binding connection’

November 1, 2012 in Education, News, Top Stories

By Jackie Hampton


College Hill Baptist Church and Jackson State University have a connection which began in 1907 when the late Dr. B. Baldwin Dansby, president of then Jackson College, deeded a tract of land just west of the campus to build College Hill Baptist Church.

On Sunday, Oct. 28 College Hill celebrated its second annual ‘College Hill JSU Day’ during the 11 a.m. service. The sanctuary was filled to capacity with an audience comprised of JSU students, faculty members and College Hill Church congregations.

JSU’s University Concert Chorale, under the direction of W. Cortez Castilla, provided music.

Pastor’s anniversary part of month long celebration

October 18, 2012 in News, Religion, Top Stories

By Daphne Higgins

Religion Editor

The month of October holds a special meaning for clergy across the country but for the pastor of College Hill Missionary Baptist Church, the month long celebration includes a special day of recognition. Not only is it National Clergy Appreciation Month, but it is also the month that Dr. Michael Titus Williams stepped into the pulpit as the pastor of one of the oldest African American churches in Jackson….

Thompson at the ‘Hill’

June 21, 2012 in News, Religion, Top Stories

By Daphne Higgins Religion Editor Just as he did in 2000, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson had the members and guests of College Hill Missionary Baptist Church of Jackson clapping in […]